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‘In Yemen, the choice is simple: stop the war and rebuild the country or leave millions to starve’

By The Independent

There is growing support for a unilateral end to the Saudi/UAE-led coalition’s military campaign. The rationale: when in a hole, stop diggingRead full story

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  • Yemen is on the brink of famine, with 12 million people just an economic shock away from starvation. There is hope this week with the warring parties in Stockholm for the first round of peace talks, but time is running out. With food supplies coming through the main port Hodeidah halved in the past fortnight, we don’t have the luxury of time for political posturing at the talks. Here’s what we need right now: improved humanitarian access into Yemen, the repair of public service infrastructure like

    Yemen is on the brink of famine, with 12 million people just an economic shock away from starvation. There is hope this week with the warring parties in Stockholm for the first round of peace talks, but time is running out. With food supplies coming through the main port Hodeidah halved in the past fortnight, we don’t have the luxury of time for political posturing at the talks. Here’s what we need right now: improved humanitarian access into Yemen, the repair of public service infrastructure like water provision and hospitals, and the regular payment of Yemeni public sector workers like doctors and nurses.

  • Patrick deHahn
    Patrick deHahnNews curator at Quartz

    A little preview of priorities for the UN-led Yemen talks starting Thursday in Sweden: "First, an agreement on the future management of Hodeidah city and port; and second, a de-escalation of the violence." Hodeidah is vital to food and humanitarian aid deliveries amid the growing hunger crisis in the country.

  • Hypocrisy over Yemen 🇾🇪!!

    55yrs Yemen has been drowning in War:

    - 1962-1970 Civil War

    - 2 Civil Wars during the 1980's

    - 1994 Civil War

    The latter enjoyed reunification under Saleh who outstayed his welcome till 2012.

    - Another Crises this time by ISIS., DAASH, and Hotheis.

    Where was the world for half a century.?

    The coalition is a legitimate fully endorsed and supported action no different than NATO. Created to put an end to any destabilizing forces in the region.

    The cries to rescue the Yemeni

    Hypocrisy over Yemen 🇾🇪!!

    55yrs Yemen has been drowning in War:

    - 1962-1970 Civil War

    - 2 Civil Wars during the 1980's

    - 1994 Civil War

    The latter enjoyed reunification under Saleh who outstayed his welcome till 2012.

    - Another Crises this time by ISIS., DAASH, and Hotheis.

    Where was the world for half a century.?

    The coalition is a legitimate fully endorsed and supported action no different than NATO. Created to put an end to any destabilizing forces in the region.

    The cries to rescue the Yemeni victims are orchestrated by the social media machines of AlQaida ISIS and others as they have done so in the past so they can continue to infest our planet.

  • CARemarks DD
    CARemarks DD

    The war wont end until Saudis and emeraties say so.

  • Nicholas Piscitello
    Nicholas Piscitello

    Rebuild the country?

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